I am a Cara Cup. I was carved out of a single piece of wood, so my grain is continuous and lovely. Not to brag too too much. I’m the perfect serving for a person and you will love touching my curves.
There were two things that I intimately remember when I first came in contact with the cups… 1) they are incredibly lightweight with beautiful tapered walls that come to a thin edge, 2) they are incredible addictive to touch and hold in your hands. The cups fit within your fingers so naturally and effortlessly that they feel ‘right’.
"Cara" is a series of egg-shaped tablewares making the most of the warmth of wood as a material and Japanese thin-wood-curving techniques. The curvatures of the pieces are meant to mimic the egg so as to fit gently within your hands.
Cara Cup was curated by Stevenson Aung
Maker: Takahashi Kougei
Designer: Rina Ono
Dimensions: 3.5” (w) x 3.5” (l) x 3” (h) or 89mm (w) x 89mm (l) x 76mm (h)
Weight: 0.1 lbs or 0.05 kg
Materials: Linden Wood
I am an “Ibushi Gin” Donabe Smoker. Strong and stable individual looking for soul mate who wants a warm and cozy home. Fresh fish, meat and vegetables need only apply.$290.00
I am a “Kamado-san” Rice Donabe. You’d be hard pressed to find anything more patient than me but the one who waits will reap the benefit. The fluffy rice and the crispy edges will leave you hungry for more.$190.00
I am a “Mushi Nabe” Donabe Steamer. It’s getting hot and steamy in here. Must be my chiseled ceramic bod and my ridiculously good looks.$190.00
We are Tutu, a series of Tall Red Canisters. I don’t mind carrying the load. I’m always up for a good time!Starting at $90.00
I am a “Yaki Yaki San” Grill Pan. There’s a lot of meat out there that would do anything for that sun kissed look. They’ll just lie back on my grill, lather on the oil, throw on some sunnies, and it’s like a day at the beach. (Just don’t tell them how it all ends…).$200.00
I am a ‘Ten Ten’ Painted Deep Bowl. The artist’s world is limitless, as clear and deep as me.$125.00
I am a ‘Ten Ten’ Painted Oval Plate. I’m not a painter’s palette but I am a painted plate.$176.00
I am a Ten Ten Painted Small Bowl. Some paint objects, some paint on objects and some are painted objects that hold objects.$90.00
I am a ‘Ten Ten’ Painted Small Plate. Dab dab dab dab dab...$78.00
I am a 'Tetsubin' Cast Iron Kettle. Stop staring you’re making me nervous. I won’t be able to perform.$320.00
I am an Alphabet Spoon. The alphabet, an early form of communication is one of the fastest ways to understanding. And me, well I’m not only a letter, I’m also a spoon and what quicker way is there to the heart than through the stomach?$40.00
I am an Argyle Vase. I’m surrounded by glass walls, but I don’t live in a glass house. Simply because I haven’t a single flaw of my own to compare with any other.$210.00